ADA – a large inflatable ‘drawing tool’ created by Polish artist Karina Smigla-Bobinski.
To wit, a helium filled balloon studded with charcoal tipped spikes with which visitors had fun over the course of a week, marking up the white floor and walls of a room at Muffathalle in Berlin.
A collection of images (wherein clouds of pristine white balloons add sudden, bizarre contextualisation to various buildings and natural structures) by French photographer Charles Pétillon.
Even he of the 54m long Covent Garden Cloud.
Invasions: currently on show at Magda Danysz Gallery in Paris.
Self assembly, anatomically correct balloon animals by designer Jason Freeny [even he of the anatomically correct Gummi bear, above].
Available to buy and build here.
Tonsil hockey. It’s a dangerous game.
A short by Alexandros Apostolakis
Heartbeat: an ‘invasion’ of 100,000 illuminated balloons stretching the length of the ceiling of the Market Building in London’s Covent Garden by French artist Charles Pétillion for LDF15.
Balloon invasions are Pétillion’s thing. This is his largest one to date.
An eye-pleasing timelapse of this year’s Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta filmed by Knate Myers: nine days, 500 balloons – the largest event of its kind in the world.
Two inventors (looking suspiciously and inexplicably like Walt and Jesse) attempt a daring escape from a dystopic city in this 2013 Supinfocom graduation film by Luis Betancourt, Benjamin Vedrenne, Joseph Coury, Michel Durin and Charly Nzekwu.